Genre: Love & Romance

Series Review: The Wrath & the Dawn / The Rose & the Dagger by Renée Ahdieh

Posted May 23, 2016 by @Angelized_1st in Books, Entertainment / 4 Comments
Series Review: The Wrath & the Dawn / The Rose & the Dagger by Renée Ahdieh

“Love is a force unto itself, sayyidi. For love, people consider the unthinkable…and often achieve the impossible. I would not sneer at its power.” I received a copy of The Wrath & the Dawn last year when I attended the Romantic Times convention. It was the hot, “must-read” book at the time, yet I somehow put off reading […]

Book Review: The Winner’s Kiss (The Winner’s Trilogy) by Marie Rutkoski

Book Review: The Winner’s Kiss (The Winner’s Trilogy) by Marie Rutkoski

“But it wasn’t simply withdrawal, either, that racked her limbs. It was grief. It was the horror of someone who’d been dealt a winning hand had bet her life on the game, and then proceeded (deliberately?) to lose.” I’ve never made a secret of the fact that I’ve found the romance between Arin and Kestrel […]

Book Review: Glass Sword (The Red Queen) by Victoria Aveyard (Spoilery)

Book Review: Glass Sword (The Red Queen) by Victoria Aveyard (Spoilery)

“It isn’t hard to let people die when their deaths give life to something else.” And with that you have in a nutshell Mare Barrow’s philosophy on warfare in Glass Sword. The story picks up after the events of The Red Queen, with Mare and Cal taken in by the Scarlet Guard. Making their escape from Maven, the group […]

Book Review: Blue Lily, Lily Blue (The Raven Cycle) by Maggie Stiefvater

Book Review: Blue Lily, Lily Blue (The Raven Cycle) by Maggie Stiefvater

Blue Lily, Lily Blue is the third book in Maggie Stiefvater’s The Raven Cycle. It picks up a few months after Blue’s mother disappeared, and finds the teens on the haunt for Maura. Not only that, but more and more people have come to town in search of the Ley lines and the Greywaren. Now, not only does […]

Book Review: The Dream Thieves (The Raven Cycle) by Maggie Stiefvater

Book Review: The Dream Thieves (The Raven Cycle) by Maggie Stiefvater

When Maggie Stiefvater asks her readers what they would take from their dreams if they have the ability to steal things from them, you know things are about to get crazy. Or should I say crazier? I loved The Dream Thieves a lot more than the first book in this series, The Raven Boys. Not only was there more […]

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Most Anticipated Releases For The First Half of 2016

Posted December 29, 2015 by @Angelized_1st in Memes, Top Ten Tuesday / 9 Comments
Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Most Anticipated Releases For The First Half of 2016

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday topic is “Top Ten Most Anticipated Releases For The First Half of 2016.” The books on my list are not really in any particular order, though I numbered them. Some books like Half Lost and Morning Star I’m waiting for with bated breath, while others (Winner’s Kiss) I’m anticipating as an end to a series I […]

Book Review: A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas (SPOILERS)

Book Review: A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas (SPOILERS)

As many of you may know, I’ve recently discovered the wonderful writing of Sarah J. Maas. After devouring her Throne of Glass series, I picked up Maas’ Beauty and the Beast re-telling, A Court of Thorns and Roses. I probably should say it’s loosely based on the classic fairy tale, as this story is very different. Nineteen-year-old Feyre is the main […]

Book Review: Illuminae (The Illuminae Files) by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

Book Review: Illuminae (The Illuminae Files) by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

“Miracles are statistical improbabilities. And fate is an illusion humanity uses to comfort itself in the dark. There are no absolutes in life, save death.” Illuminae is a fantastic book by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff that takes place in the year 2575. The story centers around Kady and her ex-boyfriend Ezra, who end up fleeing […]